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Open windows in Madrid allow missionaries to let praises ring
Apr26

Open windows in Madrid allow missionaries to let praises ring

MADRID, Spain (BP)—Quarantine. Lockdown. Unable to leave your apartment. Not exactly the ideal recipe for large-scale gospel sharing in difficult-to-reach Spain, where less than one half of 1 percent of the population have a personal relationship with Christ. Enter God into the equation, though, and we see how the power of the sung Gospel on Easter morning poured through the open windows of more than 300 apartments where IMB...

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Greear, Floyd, entity heads issue call for day of prayer
Mar12

Greear, Floyd, entity heads issue call for day of prayer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)—Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) President J.D. Greear and the SBC Great Commission Council (GCC) are calling all Southern Baptists throughout more than 47,500 churches “to commit to a dedicated time of prayer this Sunday, March 15, 2020.” In response to the World Health Organization declaring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak to be a global pandemic, Greear and the GCC, which is composed of the...

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Explaining Godly Morality To Your Kids
Dec09

Explaining Godly Morality To Your Kids

There is an aspect of Christian thought that falls into the moral philosophy category that all children should know. I know when I use words like “moral philosophy,” some readers might began to fall asleep. Such a phrase can sound like a discussion reserved for academics. However, this topic is rather easy and exceedingly important. There are ways of thinking about what is right and wrong that is different than what the Bible teaches....

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Malaysian pastor abducted by police, panel finds
Apr09

Malaysian pastor abducted by police, panel finds

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (BP) — A kidnapped Malaysian pastor was abducted by police for allegedly proselytizing Muslims, Malaysia’s human rights commission has concluded following a two-year investigation. The family of 63-year-old Raymond Koh — who was abducted in February 2017 in Kuala Lumpur — hopes he is still alive and that the Malaysian government investigates the matter further, a Nashville-area pastor and...

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MLK taught as ‘Christian hero’ at SBC seminaries
Jan21

MLK taught as ‘Christian hero’ at SBC seminaries

NASHVILLE (BP)—When a white supremacist gunned down nine black worshipers at Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston, S.C., mission catalyst Bob Lawler knew he had to say something to the Baptist association he led in northern California. So Lawler gathered the association’s 48 ethnically diverse churches for a joint worship service. When he stood to preach, Lawler harkened to the words of Martin Luther King Jr. “In the...

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Messenger Insight 316 – Family Talk with Russell Moore
Sep18

Messenger Insight 316 – Family Talk with Russell Moore

Hear Dr. Moore talk about the upcoming ERLC National Conference and about his new book, The Storm-Tossed Family. https://media.blubrry.com/messengerinsight/p/cdn.baptistmessenger.com/2018/09/18094919/Messenger-Insight-317-Dr.-Russell-Moore.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (18.5MB) Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify |...

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